Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

 

 

 

 

"Universal" Background Check Legislation Targets Law-Abiding Gun Owners for Persecution

Deceptively marketed to the public as a way to keep guns from dangerous people, "universal" background check legislation is instead a broadside against lawful firearm ownership in America, setting cruel traps for common and innocent firearm-related conduct and banning an entire class of law-abiding adults from certain gun purchases.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT H.R. 8 AND S. 42

______________________________

So-Called "Universal" Background Checks

Won't Stop Criminals from Obtaining Guns

Criminals, by definition, do not obey the law. And neither H.R. 8 nor S. 42 will force them to follow the law. Even anti-gun researchers have admitted that "universal" background checks are ineffective. 

Criminalize Private Transfers and Loans Between Friends and Family

H.R. 8 and S. 42 would make criminals out of law-abiding gun owners for simply loaning a firearm to a friend or some family members.

Are Unenforceable 

"Universal" Background Checks are not universal because criminals will never comply with legal requirements. According to the National Institute of Justice, "Universal" Background Checks are unenforceable without requiring complete gun registration.

“ So-called universal background checks will never be universal because criminals do not comply with the law. Instead of looking for effective solutions that will deal with the root cause of violent crime and save lives, anti-gun politicians would rather score political points and push ineffective legislation that doesn’t stop criminals from committing crimes. 

— Chris W. Cox, NRA-ILA Executive Director

Tell members of Congress to oppose "Universal" Background Check Legislation H.R. 8 and S. 42!

Members of the media, U.S. Congress, and anti-gun groups continue to mislead the public on so-called "Universal" Background Checks. Find out what they're claiming and then find out the truth.

Learn more about the legislation and why H.R. 8 and S. 42 legislation is bad for America. 

Related

Washington Examiner  

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Democrats are still lost on gun control and presidential power

A gentleman, out for a walk late at night, comes upon a drunk who is sprawled beneath a ...

NBC News  

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Gun Control Case Study: A Mass Shooting, Major Reforms, Then A Political Backlash

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper bills himself as the experienced, consensus-building Democrat in the 2020 presidential race, one ...

Breitbart  

Monday, April 8, 2019

Hawkins: Democrats Ignore NZ Gun Control Failures, Push Confiscation

Democrats overlooked the gun control failures leading up to the March 15, 2019, New Zealand mosque attacks, choosing ...

Tennessee: Busy Week Ahead for Committees in the Volunteer State

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Tennessee: Busy Week Ahead for Committees in the Volunteer State

On Tuesday, April 2, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider gun control legislation. 

FreeBeacon.com  

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Data Review Contradicts Hickenlooper Claim on Colo. Gun-Check Law

A review of Colorado data on gun background checks contradicts recent claims by former Colorado governor and Democratic ...

Townhall  

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Firearms Reporter Takes Kirsten Gillibrand to the Woodshed Over Her Anti-Gun Remarks

It’s not that they don’t know. I’m sure they do know by now. They have to, but for ...

Baltimore Sun  

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Maryland House of Delegates OKs bills requiring long gun background checks, banning 3D-printed guns

The Maryland House of Delegates gave final approval Monday to bills that would ban 3D printed guns and require background ...

The Baltimore Sun  

Monday, March 18, 2019

Bill requiring background checks for private long gun sales moves forward in Maryland House of Delegates

The Maryland House of Delegates is moving forward a bill that would require background checks for all purchases ...

New Hampshire: House Floor Votes Scheduled For Anti-Gun Bills

Monday, March 18, 2019

New Hampshire: House Floor Votes Scheduled For Anti-Gun Bills

On March 19th, the New Hampshire state House of Representatives will be holding floor votes for a number ...

WTNH.com  

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Lawmakers set to introduce gun control legislation requiring background checks on ammunition purchases

Several lawmakers are joining together on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. to talk gun control legislation.  U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal ...

NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.